Lain vs Larn - What's the difference?

lain | larn |


As an adjective lain

is .

As a verb larn is

(northern england) especially (geordie) to teach or to learn.

lain

English

Etymology 1

Inflected forms.

Verb

(head)
  • (oriented in a horizontal position, situated).
  • He had lain there for many hours.
    The book had lain on the attic floor until it was found decades later.
    Usage notes
    * The past participle of is lied. * The past participle of is laid.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To conceal, keep quiet about.
  • *:
  • *:Also broder sir Agrauayne and sir mordred in lyke wyse sir Launcelot rescowed yow bothe and thre score and two from sir Turquyn / Me thynketh broder suche kynde dedes and kyndenes shold be remembryd / doo as ye lyst sayd syr Agrauayne for I wylle layne it no lenger
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    larn

    English

    Verb

  • (Northern England) especially (Geordie) To teach or to learn.
  • Larn yersel te taalk propa like!

    See also

    * learn (Standard English) * teach (Standard English)

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